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Volunteering at Scouts is changing to help us reach more young people

Volunteering is changing to help us reach more young people

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When you use our websites, we place a small text file called a 'cookie' (made up of letters and numbers) on your computer, tablet or mobile phone's storage device. Using cookies is a really common practice and helps us to give you the best experience possible on our websites. Cookies are completely harmless and can't be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

Find out more about cookies on the Information Commissioner's Officer (ICO) website.

Types of cookies:

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We use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisement about goods and services that may be of interest to you. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They store your IP address or other digital identifiers. If you don't allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

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Other websites may set cookies while you browse our websites, usually if you're already logged into your accounts with them. These are often, but not always, social media accounts and part of the reason they use cookies is so that you can use the buttons on our website to share pages that interest you. These cookies also help us understand how people are using and interacting with our websites and we use this information to improve our websites and online advertising.

Please note that we have no control over these third party cookies and pixels, and you should check the relevant third party websites for more information about these.